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Rolando McClain

Rolando McClain - #55 - LB

Status Active
Height/Weight 6' 4"/ 259 lbs.
Birthday 07/14/1989
Birthplace Decatur, AL
College Alabama
Years played 4
Drafted 2010, 1st round, 8th pick by Raiders

Opportunities dwindled for Boldin late in year

Posted Jan. 07, 2011 @ 8:21 p.m. ET
Why the distinct lack of targets for Ravens WR Anquan Boldin in the final weeks of the season? A variety of factors must be considered. 

Ravens-Chiefs fantasy breakdown

Posted Jan. 06, 2011 @ 4:18 p.m. ET
RB Ray Rice will be the Ravens' offensive centerpiece when they travel to Kansas City, which also will be looking to pound the ball on the ground.

Ravens playoff primer

Posted Jan. 05, 2011 @ 2:58 a.m. ET
PFW examines the Ravens as they prepare for the playoffs, identifying the keys to the offense and the defense, a player to watch, and what they have to do to win the Super Bowl.

Ravens' inconsistency on offense more worrisome than ever

Posted Jan. 04, 2011 @ 2:07 a.m. ET
Though the Ravens carry a four-game winning streak into Sunday's wild-card game at Kansas City, their offense sputtered in the 13-7 win in the regular-season finale vs. Cincinnati, when Baltimore played its starters throughout and yet racked up only ...

Ravens enter postseason with purpose

Posted Jan. 03, 2011 @ 4:56 a.m. ET
Despite having to settle for a wild-card berth, the Ravens enter the playoffs as the AFC's most intimidating contender, led by the on-field disposition of the ever tenacious Ray Lewis.

Game times announced for NFL playoffs

Posted Jan. 02, 2011 @ 8:01 p.m. ET
The Jets-Colts wild-card game will be the Saturday night game in the first weekend of the NFL playoffs.

Ravens survive Bengals behind two Reed picks

Posted Jan. 02, 2011 @ 4:25 p.m. ET
Ed Reed had two interceptions and Ray Lewis recovered two fumbles, part of an opportunistic defensive effort that carried the Ravens over the Bengals 13-7 Sunday.

Favre inactive, Polamalu active in Week 17

Posted Jan. 02, 2011 @ 12:01 p.m. ET
Vikings QB Brett Favre will end his career as a spectator, as he is inactive for Sunday's season finale against the Lions.

Reed's powers of anticipation product of study

Posted Jan. 02, 2011 @ 3:47 a.m. ET
The Baltimore secondary has played better recently, and not surprisingly, FS Ed Reed has played a major role in that improvement.   

Ravens sign LS Houser

Posted Dec. 29, 2010 @ 1:28 p.m. ET
In reaction to placing rookie LS Morgan Cox on injured reserve with a torn ACL, the Ravens have signed Kevin Houser.

Ravens LB Kindle arrested for drunk driving

Posted Dec. 26, 2010 @ 6:51 p.m. ET
Ravens rookie LB Sergio Kindle was arrested and charged with drunken driving early Sunday morning.

Ravens clinch playoff berth with 20-10 win over Browns

Posted Dec. 26, 2010 @ 4:17 p.m. ET
Joe Flacco threw two touchdown passes, Lewis and the rest of Baltimore's tenacious defense bottled up Cleveland's Peyton Hillis, and the Ravens clinched their third straight playoff appearance, beating the fading Browns 20-10 on Sunday.

Ravens-Browns prediction

Posted Dec. 26, 2010 @ 11:48 a.m. ET
PFW's Mike Wilkening believes the Ravens' punch on offense will give the Browns fits and be the difference for Baltimore, which is aiming to sweep the season series.

Ravens-Browns matchup of the day: Friday

Posted Dec. 24, 2010 @ 8 a.m. ET
Here's a matchup to watch in Sunday's Ravens-Browns game. 

Ravens-Browns matchup of the day: Thursday

Posted Dec. 23, 2010 @ 9:08 a.m. ET
Here's a matchup to watch in Sunday's Ravens-Browns game. 

STATS, LLC PLAYER NEWS

Posted April 12, 2013
McClain has signed a one-year contract with the Baltimore Ravens.||||||| The 6-foot-4, 259-pound McClain spent three years with Oakland after being selected eighth overall in the 2010 NFL draft. In 41 career games, he has 274 tackles, 6 1/2 sacks and one interception. He has a chance to take over for Ray Lewis, who retired after 17 seasons.
Posted April 05, 2013
The Oakland Raiders have waived McClain less than three years after drafting him eighth overall.||||||| McClain is the third player drafted in the top 10 by late owner Al Davis to be let go so far this offseason by second-year general manager Reggie McKenzie. Defensive back Michael Huff (seventh pick in 2006) and receiver Darrius Heyward-Bey (seventh pick in `09) were cut last month.
Posted Nov. 30, 2012
McClain is inactive for the Oakland Raiders in his first game back from a two-game suspension.||||||| McClain returned this week from a suspension for conduct detrimental to the team after being demoted to second string but will miss the game.
Posted Nov. 29, 2012
Oakland Raiders coach Dennis Allen says he told McClain not to come to practice a day after being held out for team-related issues.||||||| Allen would not address the reasons for his decision on Thursday other than to say there are "consequences to his actions." McClain did not report to the team facility Thursday. Allen says McClain is still on the team's roster but says a decision about his future will need to be made. McClain was the eighth overall pick in the 2010 draft. He has struggled so far in his career and has had his playing time sharply reduced in recent weeks.
Posted Nov. 28, 2012
McClain is not practicing again for the Oakland Raiders a day after being held out for an undisclosed team-related issue.||||||| The Raiders say McClain is still on the team's roster Thursday despite being held out of practice for two days. Coach Dennis Allen is scheduled to address the media later in the day. McClain was the eighth overall pick in the 2010 draft. He has struggled so far in his career and has had his playing time sharply reduced in recent weeks.

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